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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Cell Tower - updates

At the Planning Board's April 7 meeting, the Special Permit was granted with conditions, contingent upon review by Town Counsel. Draft minutes from April 7 are posted on the cell tower page. A final decision is expected at the April 21 meeting.

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Town Caucus will be on April 20

Town Caucus will be held at Town Hall on April 20 at 7 pm. Annual Town Meeting and Town Election will be on June 5. Click the link for more information including a list of open positions.

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

MTWP - Park Box Steps Project *No Seasonal Boat Drop Off

The Town of Ashfield has received a grant through the Mohawk Trail Woodland Partnership for the Box Steps project.  This project will be done by the SCA (Student Conservation Association Massachusetts Americorps) in May.   Construction w...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Free Workshop in Drawing & Painting

These workshops are limited to 20 participants on a first registered basis. They are appropriate for all levels of persons with an interest in exploration and expression in the visual arts and how it can enhance life, (ages 14+, those younger please conta...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Fire Department Study Available

Ashfield sought recommendations for our Fire Department's future, with an emphasis on the upcoming retirement of Chief Del Haskins and the department facing an increasing complexity and volume of work.

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Posted on: March 14, 2021

Watson Road Bridge CLOSED

The Bridge on Watson Road will be closed for repairs starting on Monday March 15, 2021.  There is no reopening date at this time.  Please seek alternate routs.

Neighboring Towns emergency services have been put on automatic mutual aid for...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

COVID-19 Updates & Vaccine Distribution

Your Board of Health is the local end of a chain that starts with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and goes through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Mohawk Area Public Health Coalition (MAPHCO) down to us.  


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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Small Grants for Businesses, Nonprofits, Artists and Farmers in West County


Four Franklin County institutions are pleased to announce that businesses, nonprofits, artists, and farmers in the Village of Shelburne Falls and the hilltowns in Fr...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Open Burning Season

Permits are only issued between 8:30 AM and 1:00 PM.Permits are only issued ON THE DAY that you wish to burn.No permits are issued IN ADVANCE due to the potential for changing weather conditions.


Massachusetts allows residents to burn brush betwe...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Town Hall Remains Closed to the Public

Updated 1/12/2021

Ashfield Town Hall is currently closed to the public.

  • Town staff will be working a combination of remote and onsite through 1/31/2021
  • You may reach Town Hall employees by calling 628-4441 or you can email them directly.
  • Please use the drop b...
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